In this session at the 2009 IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference, Mathew Rynard, chief technology officer of Activplant, proposes an alternate approach to downtime - throughput analysis - as a more modern and effective method for acquiring objective data about the causes of plant inefficiency. In this clip, Rynard talks about the five reasons why downtime isn't always black and white.

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